Gwinnett County officials announced on Friday that they will hold additional poll worker hiring events in the build up to the Nov. 8 general election.
Developers have broken ground on a 306-unit luxury apartment and town home community that will be built across State Route 20 from Sugar Hill's E-Center.
ATLANTA — A nearly 12% rate increase Georgia Power is seeking is just one of four the utility will be requesting during the next three years, a staff lawyer for the state Public Service Commission said Tuesday.
Another day, another ... email, deliverable, meeting. Fill in your respective sigh. After repetition, even things that were once exciting can become mind-numbing.
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total of $117,500 in grants for organizations during its August meeting, including $47,500 to organizations serving Gwinnett County.
Several years ago, I ordered a package of concert tickets. The package was for a variety of artists all performing at the same venue, spanning over a couple of months. The morning of the very first concert some friends called to invite us to an impromptu party that night.
Auburn's municipal center and Harmony project will be on the fringes of the city rather than in the heart of it, but moving the city government will still manage to have what city leaders see as a major positive impact on the city's downtown district.
ATLANTA – Members of the Georgia House and Senate Judiciary committees confirmed former state Sen. Bill Hamrick Wednesday as sole judge of the Statewide Business Court. In unanimous separate votes, the lawmakers approved Gov. Brian Kemp’s nomination of the Carrollton Republican to succeed Walter Davis, who has headed the court since it began operations in […]
As you look back on how business has changed over the years and how people responded, it’s a pretty safe bet to say, the person who didn’t want to create an email address or get a website 20 years ago is probably not a CEO today.
The Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors voted unanimously on Thursday to endorse passage of the upcoming special purpose local option sales tax referendum that will appear on Gwinnett County ballots this fall.
ATLANTA – North America’s largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer will build a new manufacturing plant in Valdosta, expanding Georgia operations that already employ 225 workers. New Jersey-based GAF Materials will create more than 135 jobs and invest $146 million during the next six years on the new plant, which will support its commercial roofing operations. […]
Maybe it’s someone who makes excuses, someone who has a big ego, or someone who can’t take critique. We all encounter people throughout our careers who are challenging to work with.
The definition of moxie is “courageous spirit and determination; perseverance” so it is a fitting name for the Gwinnett Chamber awards that honor the county’s women business leaders.
The Gwinnett Chamber announced seven winners and recognized more than one hundred finalists on Wednesday at the 2022 Moxie Awards, presented by Northside Hospital.
First American Bank and Trust announced the hiring of a new senior vice resident and commercial lender for its branch in Lawrenceville.
A few weeks ago, I attended a professional development seminar. On the first day, the leader of the workshop asked the group — “How many people are guilty of underselling themselves?”
These renderings show what North American Properties is planning to do at the Forum Peachtree Corners as part of its redevelopment of the 20-year-old shopping center.
The owners of South End Norcross are bringing in a real estate advisory firm to help redevelop the property with a microbrewery, distillery, wine bar, tapas bar or retail among the possible uses.
In the span of two votes on Tuesday, the Peachtree Corners City Council approved the construction of 630 multifamily housing units split between two projects at the intersection of Peachtree Parkway and Peachtree Corners Circle on Tuesday.
About 250 people filled a ballroom at Georgia Gwinnett College on Tuesday to discuss how government programs can help Hispanic businesses prosper.
Whether your feedback is positive or constructive, giving feedback is an opportunity to make a difference in your organization and build deeper relationships with the people we work with. Yet, too often, we fire off a “good job!” email or “could be better” comment without taking a minute to …
Metro Atlanta Chamber Principal Economist Ian Wyatt's presentation was a mixed bag of news about where the economy is, and where it is going.
ATLANTA – Georgia’s unemployment rate fell again last month to a record-low 2.8%, while the Peach State hit an all-time high in job numbers, the Georgia Department of Labor reported Thursday. The jobless rate declined slightly in July from 2.9% in June and was seven-tenths of a percent lower than the national unemployment rate of […]
The Gwinnett Chamber hosted its monthly On Topic luncheon on Aug. 17. featuring Ian Wyatt, principal economist for the Metro Atlanta Chamber as the speaker.
The Gwinnett Chamber and the Atlanta Chinese Entrepreneur Club are teaming up to support and grow Chinese and Chinese-American-owned businesses in Gwinnett County.
Gwinnett County will give vendors who want to do business with the county government or other local agencies a chance to learn how to do so this week.
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total of $124,000 in grants for organizations during its July meeting, including $84,000 to organizations serving Gwinnett County.
Located less than two miles from Gas South Arena and steps away from Sugarloaf Mills mall, Aloft Lawrenceville – Sugarloaf is getting set for a fall opening.
Marshall Goldsmith has been voted the world’s best leadership coach; He’s coached Alan Mulally (Ford), Hubert Joly (Best Buy), and countless other esteemed CEOs.
Although The Forum has not totally dried up, North American Properties is looking to get back some of the center's old luster.
(The Center Square) — A global manufacturer of pet food ingredients plans to invest more than $79 million in a new Columbus facility.
Leadership Gwinnett recently announced the 48 leaders who will make up the Class of 2023 — the 37th class of the organization’s signature program for established community movers and shakers.
Gwinnett County commissioners voted on Tuesday to adopt the Gwinnett Place Mall Equitable Redevelopment Plan, which has been in the works since last year.
Jackson EMC is accepting applications for its Bright Ideas grants program, which funds creative and innovative class projects developed by state-certified educators in public middle schools in Jackson EMC’s service area.
Gwinnett Place Mall should be turned into "Global Villages" with thousands of residential units, as well as retail and office space, park spaces, a cultural center and a parking deck, according to the team working on the Gwinnett Place Mall revitalization strategy.
Suwanee-based StillFire Brewing will raise money next month to help children with chronic and terminal diseases visit the "happiest place on Earth."
It takes a lot of work to open a new restaurant, but the wait is over for local restaurateur Muzo Saritas, who celebrated the opening of his new Cuts Steakhouse location on Tuesday.
The City of Suwanee’s Downtown Development Authority recently announced the addition of THRIVE Coworking — a hybrid workspace solution — to the Suwanee Town Center area.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport may be on the south side of Atlanta but its $66 billion economic impact is felt across the entire metro region, even in Gwinnett County, according to airport General Manager Balram Bheodari.
(The Center Square) — A defense technology company plans to invest $60 million in a new manufacturing and research facility in Fulton County.
Suwanee has retained its national Main Street accreditation status for another year, continuing a trend the city has maintained for more than two decades.